Marin Independent Journal reporter Richard Spotswood speaks about Marin housing solutions:
The strategy is to proactively facilitate construction of accessory dwelling units or ADUs. These in-law units and granny apartments are now permitted in single-family zoned neighborhoods. Benefits for property owners include extra income, a home for adult family members and a spot for the owners to “retire in place” while renting the principal home.Community rewards include satisfying ADU mandates, providing affordable homes for our workforce and integrating energy-efficient housing into the scale of single-family neighborhoods.I met with two Marinites, Margaret Carrigan and Elizabeth Kromer, who created a business, Value+ADU (aka VADU), to guide homeowners interested in a unit.
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